Optimal Design of Ammunition Storage Facilities to Withstand Conventional Weapons Effects,
EYTAN BUILDING DESIGN LTD TEL AVIV (ISRAEL)
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The paper deals with the optimal design of ammunition storage facilities to withstand conventional weapons attacks both in conventional warfare and in commandoterrorist attacks. The structures discussed are storage magazines and assembly facilities and represent actual projects already constructed. Several of the latest weapons and explosive devices used by terrorists worldwide are described, as well as potential damages to the ammunition related facilities and the surrounding structures and installations. The conceptual security, hardening, and protection countermeasures are presented and the optimal design of the entire facility as well as of the individual structures is described.
- Structural Engineering and Building Technology
- Logistics, Military Facilities and Supplies